There are a 3 ways to update the status of an item. Here's how...
To change one status at a time: click on the lower left-hand corner of the item, and select a status from the menu.
2. To change multiple item statuses at once: Multi-select the items (See: Selecting items) you want to change then click on "Update status" from the "Actions" drop-down menu. Then select the status you want to change them to.
3. Change a status within an item: Open the item, and click on the status in the upper right-hand corner. From the drop down, select the status you want to change it to.